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    Animal Care and Animal Services Support Technician

    Location: Lacey, Washington

    City of Lacey

    Maintains the health and well-being of all sheltered animals and assists with shelter maintenance duties. This fill-in position covers vacation and other staffing needs, and works an average of 7-10 hours per week.

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    Dog Caretaker

    Location: Romoland, California

    A Passion for Paws Rescue Inc

    Care for and handle large breed dogs (Akitas) instead of paying rent! This position requires an experienced and committed dog caretaker willing to prioritize the dogs' needs. Required tasks include transporting, walking dogs, feeding, cleaning runs, administering medications, and grooming. You must be willing and able to perform physical labor outdoors in all weather conditions. This is a full time live-in position that provides shared housing, paid utilities, and a small cash stipend. Must pass background check and have valid driver's license. No smoking on property.

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    Guide Dogs for the Blind Kennel Technician

    Location: San Rafael, California

    Guide Dogs for the Blind

    Guide Dogs for the Blind has full-time opportunities for Canine Welfare Training staff to work in our kennels at our beautiful San Rafael campus! Come join our amazing team and provide care to Guide Dogs in training. CWTTs provide physical care as well as enrichment for dogs kenneled on our campus. CWTTs are responsible for feeding, bathing and medicating dogs; maintaining a clean kennel environment, walking and exercising dogs, as well as grooming. CWTT positions may also create a path for individuals interested in becoming an Apprentice and ultimately a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor.

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    Veterinary Technician

    Location: Skillman, New Jersey

    SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals

    SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals, a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Skillman, NJ, is seeking to add a full time veterinary technician to our organization. The ideal candidate should have at least one year of experience with a veterinary practice or the equivalent. Prior experience in an animal sheltering setting is preferred, but not required.

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    Surrender Prevention Coordinator

    Location: Bronx, New York

    Animal Care Centers of NYC

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    Canine Behavior Specialist

    Location: Manhattan, New York

    Animal Care Centers of NYC

    Summary

    The Canine Behavior Specialist provides behavioral enrichment to the dogs in Animal Care Centers of New York City’s (ACC) care, including assisting with playgroups and behavioral assessments, providing exercise, behavioral and environmental enrichment, socialization, and basic training.

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Tools and Resources

  • Magazine Article

    Everyone’s a winner

    Bobby Mann and Ryan Hinderman jumped for joy when they learned that Front Street Animal Shelter had won the 2018 Innovation Showdown.

    Innovation Showdown champions roll out lost pets program in Sacramento

    At Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, California, staffers save close to 90 percent of the nearly 11,000 animals they see each year, a 70-percent increase from 2012. The vast improvement is credited to new staff positions, lifesaving new policies and out-of-the-box marketing and social media efforts. (The shelter recently spoofed TV show “The Bachelor” in an adoption promotion video featuring four adopters vying for one dog.)

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    We love volunteers

    Download this Shareworthy to encourage people to volunteer their time and talents to your lifesaving work

    Download this Shareworthy to encourage people to volunteer their time and talents to your lifesaving work.

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  • Magazine Article

    An affinity for animals

    In A Dog’s Way Home, Bella (played by Shelby) gets her voice from Bryce Dallas Howard. Shelby and several other dogs in the film are adopted pets.

    Star and producer of A Dog’s Way Home talk pit bull-type dogs, plant-based diets and—surprise!—goats

    Based on the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Way Home hits theaters Jan. 11. At its center is a pit bull-type dog named Bella, whose bond with her owner compels her to travel 400 miles to reunite with him. In these edited interviews, actress Bryce Dallas Howard, who voices Bella, and seven-time Emmy-nominated producer Gavin Polone chat with senior editor Bethany Wynn Adams. (Spoiler alert: They love animals.)

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